Dan Snow completed his apprenticeship with local IT firm Res- Info Tech. After finishing his Advanced programme and armed with Microsoft professional qualifications Dan has secured a full time job in London at Greenfields Technology as an IT Support Technician.
What were your thoughts and plans about your future career when you were coming up to leaving school?
IT was always my ambition to get into IT service desk and support
Why did you choose an apprenticeship after school or college?
Because the funding for the apprenticeship allowed me to get the qualifications I needed for a good IT job in the city and worked as a base for me to build a career on.
What was it like working for your employer? What did your job entail?
Service desk, projects, networking, and client visits.
What skills and knowledge have you gained through your apprenticeship?
All the certifications I need and plenty of experience in IT systems.
What would you say to other young people thinking about taking up an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is easily the best option for someone with ambitions of a career within IT.